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Prothrombin time

Introduction: Prothrombin time

Description of Prothrombin time

Prothrombin time: A blood test that measures the time taken for blood to clot.

Prothrombin time: clotting time of plasma recalcified in the presence of excess tissue thromboplastin; used for monitoring anticoagulant therapy with coumarins.
Source: CRISP

Prothrombin time: Clotting time of PLASMA recalcified in the presence of excess TISSUE THROMBOPLASTIN. Factors measured are FIBRINOGEN; PROTHROMBIN; FACTOR V; FACTOR VII; and FACTOR X. It is used for monitoring anticoagulant therapy with COUMARINS.
Source: MeSH 2007

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Source - MeSH 2007

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Source - MeSH 2007

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Source - MeSH 2007

Source - CRISP

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